Welcome back to our 2018 Year in Review! Today, let’s take a look back at some of the awesome people we told you about in 2018.
2018 Year in Review – People
2018 was an eventful year! We continued our most popular and longest-running series, Greek-American in Greece AND followed up with the person who’s interview led to the creation of the series. We introduced another series, “5 Minutes With…” a quick-read interview with someone of note. “5 Minutes With…” will move to video in 2019. There was so much more! Let’s take a look back at some of the awesome Greeks we met in 2018.
Greek-American in Greece
Let’s look back at all the Greek-Americans in Greece we profiled in 2018.
Meet L.A. native Peter Kakoudakis. Read more
Meet Entertainer, Maria Chryssanthi “Athena Marie” Frangos. Read more
Meet a Greek-American COUPLE who live and run a business Crete. Read more
This summer in Kalamata, we caught up with Perry Panagiotakopoulos, featured in our very first Greek-American in Greece article. Read on to see what’s new. Read more
Meet Michigan native Susan Krajniak. Read more
5 Minutes With…
In this Q&A, His Eminence Metropolitan Nathanael spoke candidly about the Listening Tour, youth, and more. Read more
Recently, we caught up with entrepreneur Aristotle Loumis. He spoke candidly about his journey, what’s next, and his partnership with Marcus Lemonis. Read more
Let’s recall some other amazing Greeks we wrote about this year.
Apollo Papafrangou pays tribute to one of the Bay Area Greek community’s most iconic cultural heroes, ‘kalos anthropos’ Thanasis Maskaleris. Read more
Katie Copenhaver spoke with Greek-American Playwright and Actor Adam Kalesperis, revealing how he’s taken his talent abroad to show youth how the performing arts can help to shape their lives in positive, creative ways. Read more
Educator Matina Psyhogeos is so passionate about Greek education, that she created her own signature program to teach it. Read more
Greek-American Patricia Kara is back on CNBC’s ‘Deal or No Deal’. Learn more about #9, her Chicago Greek roots, and get some dish on the show. Read more
Women’s History Month
In honor of Women’s History Month, this past March we profiled some incredibly talented Greeks, all making their mark in their respective fields, and a women’s organization making a significant impact in Greece.
In this first in our series featuring several contemporary, trailblazing Greek women, meet Greek-American Physicist Maria Spiropulu, PhD. Read more
Next in our celebration of Women’s History Month, meet Greek-American Filmmaker Shelly Papadopoulos, preserving SoCal’s Greek history, one doc at a time. Read more
Welcome back to our series celebrating Women’s History Month! This time, let’s meet award-winning Greek soprano Maria Kostraki. Read more
Continuing our series commemorating Women’s History Month, learn about the wonderful, important work of the American Women’s Organization of Greece. Read more
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